Attorney

Definition of Attorney

At`tor´ney
n.1.A substitute; a proxy; an agent.
And will have no attorney but myself.
- Shak.
2.(Law) One who is legally appointed by another to transact any business for him; an attorney in fact.
A power
a written authority from one person empowering another to transact business for him.
v. t.1.To perform by proxy; to employ as a proxy.

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MC, advocate, agent, alter ego, alternate, amicus curiae, assignee, attorney-at-law, backup, backup man, bailiff, barrister, barrister-at-law, butler, champion, counsel, counselor, counselor-at-law, croupier, curator, custodian, deputy, dummy, emcee, executive officer, exponent, factor, figurehead, friend at court, guardian, housekeeper, intercessor, landreeve, lawyer, legal adviser, legal counselor, legal expert, legal practitioner, legalist, librarian, lieutenant, locum, locum tenens, majordomo, master of ceremonies, mouthpiece, paranymph, pinch hitter, pleader, proctor, procurator, proxy, representative, sea lawyer, second in command, secondary, self-styled lawyer, seneschal, solicitor, stand-in, steward, substitute, supply, surrogate, understudy, utility man, vicar, vicar general, vice, vicegerent
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